Shake Shack

Operations

Why Shake Shack isn’t worried about cannibalization

The fast casual said it’s working to add access and convenience to its operations, which should ease issues as it adds more stores in existing markets, according to its CEO.

Operations

Building restaurants is getting more expensive

Construction materials are seeing unprecedented price increases and supply chain delays, and restaurants are starting to feel the pinch.

Shake Shack plans to open up to 18 new restaurants during the first half of the year but its sales, especially at urban units, have yet to bounce back from the pandemic.

Shake Shack pledges that 50% of its leaders will be people of color by 2025. The fast-casual burger chain also vowed to achieve gender parity in its leadership ranks by 2025.

Chefs at restaurant chains are taking bacon beyond the traditional applications, tempting customers with new techniques and products.

Avocado is here to stay, but the Niman Ranch bacon is only available until June 30.

She is leaving to take the CEO job at a private company outside the restaurant industry, while the burger chain looks for a replacement.

Shake Shack is now offering delivery nationwide via its app, in partnership with Uber Eats, as it tries to entice customers to use the chain's channels.

The fast casual joins a number of others that have announced sustainable initiatives in recent months.

The fast casual’s urban restaurants, in particular, have struggled during the pandemic and the chain is pushing ahead with new store formats.

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